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did you put your heater on in the car? >> no, but i did grab the extra blanket last night. when the cool air makes it that far that is a pretty good push. we have low clouds ramping up big time all the way down the coast with an onshore breeze in san francisco and the oakland airport, out to the delta. still about 25 mile an hour wind gusting in vacaville, impressive. 50s on the temperatures with a few 40s, pacifica at 49, 51 intown and we don't see that all the time. hillsborough and san carlos coming in at 50. low clouds down to southern california. this is impressive for made to see this area of low pressure settling in on the west coast, it is just our turn. 50s and 60s for most, or very low 70s. i hope it is quiet. >> it is, just the way we like
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it. traffic moving well on interstate 80 and we start in solano county, the traffic in vacaville, fairfield and vallejo looking good. looking good to the maccarthur maze and the bay bridge with traffic continuing to be very light into san francisco. looking at the south bay commute traffic looks good. the golden gate bridge has traffic moving well without the fog being a major issue on the span. 4:31 am. breaking news in contra costa county, two more fires, one on the highland way in the other on hollow brook court. we just spoke with the east contra costa fire protection district and they said it is too early to tell whether these incidents are connected.
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the news crew is heading to the latest two fires that we are showing you on the map. we will give you an update. people in contra costa county are on high alert after string of arsons, three fires set this week and no one has been injured but the fires have caused explosions and are very close to the homes. take a look at this video, somebody set this toyota on fire in martinez and it happened twice early wednesday morning with back-to-back fires within 15 minutes of each other . >> i am glad this was back in because the wind was so ferocious that most of the fire came over here. if it'd been driven in, the house would have been torched. >> arson investigators are looking into the possibility that all of these fires are connected. it is 4:32 am. the police in n county want
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your help to find the missing man and a silver alert was issued for robert rich who was last seen at the but dara village mall last night at 5:00. here is's photo. mr. ridge suffers from dementia in the white toyota highlander in the mall parking lot. when his wife came out of the mall, he and the sub were gone. -- sub -- suv were gone. take a good look at his photo and if you have any information call the police immediately. lieutenant governor gavin newsom quietly kicking off his campaign for governor and started visiting different regions of the state and what was described as a meet and greet with voters, we spoke with him in stockton. >> reporter: lieutenant governor gavin newsom spoke with a friendly crowd of 80 people, mostly registered democrats.
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>> reporter: how his experience as mayor of san francisco tackled social injustice issues like is -- income inequality and homelessness. >> you need to have the ability to address these issues at the local level.>> reporter: one month after taking office as mayor a promise to build houses in hunters point, calling this his proudest accomplishment. >> i hope you take a look at my record that demonstrates i will call the balls and the strikes and my default is social justice. >> reporter: the audience largely consisted of folks that live in stockton or lodi but many said they once lived in the bay area. >> i left san francisco and moved to alameda and was priced out of the bay area. >> reporter: one woman still commutes to san francisco for work and lived in the city when
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newsom was mayor and said that he has her vote for mayor. >> we have a fighting chance to keep a viable society in california. >> he has a fresh approach to everything. >> reporter: others, including the merits stockton who is a democrat, so they are not ready to reveal their choice for governor yet. >> i want to focus on making this the golden state for all. >> reporter: we asked why we should vote for him. >> i think where desperate for leadership, and i think i've shown that in the past against some tough issues and i want to with the most difficult issue of our time, social mobility. >> reporter: one staff member describes this as one city at a time. ktvu fox 2 news. it is 4:35 am. two people are in critical condition after waiting
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saturday in fremont turned violent at the royal palace banquet hall 700 invited guest but it quickly turned violent with 70 people fighting outside. this video was given to ktvu showing several people kicking and punching each other around midnight on saturday. the wedding photographer estimated the fight lasted 20 minutes before the people heard the police sirens and began to scatter. >> i've been doing this for 15 years and i have never seen something like that. it was chaos. >> the fremont police say that a man from missouri was arrested on charges of battery. the bride said she is upset with the venue for only having two security guards even though they were charged for seven. they are still investigating what happened and say will take time to interview all of the witnesses. it is 4:36 am. the police and cost
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accounting are looking for help to find the hit-and-run driver that injured a six-year-old boy at the city of oakley at o'hare avenue and just before 5:00 last night. witnesses told the police that the child was crossing the street in the crosswalk and two cars had stopped for him. there was a white pickup truck that passed and those cars that were stopped and hit the child in the leg. the driver of the truck drove away running a red light. witnesses say the pickup truck appeared to be a ford ranger carrying a heavy load in the back. the child was taken to the hospital and is expected to make a full recovery. if you recognize this truck or have any information call the oakley police. 60 suspected gang members were arrested in a major crime operation. authorities showed off the weapons that were seized in merced county and the operation involved over 500 officers from federal, state and local law
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enforcement agencies. they targeted the mexican street gang and they had decided to rain on the parade of the gang. they confiscated $170,000 in cash, seizing cocaine, marijuana, methamphetamines with a street value of $1.7 million. in-n-out burger investigating a possible foodborne virus and several people reported feeling sick after eating at the livermore in-n-out burger . the restaurant was closed out of the abundance of caution, and the in-n-out burger president of operation confirm that nine customers complained of flulike symptoms. the staff at the livermore location has been screened, the restaurant thoroughly cleaned and disinfected, and back open today . the people that live in santa clara county can expect to pay more for the water. the santa clara water district
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approved the $500 million budget for the fiscal year calling for two rate hikes to pay for the water projects. 9.6 increase for most users and 6.4 for part of the county south of san jose. the larger increase is equal to about $3.55 every month per household. the warriors are encouraging their fans to show support for the team by flying the car flag on the vehicles tomorrow. starting today the fans can get the free warriors car flag available at the warriors team stores at the oracle arena, main street and downtown walnut creek as well. they will be given away in burlingame and san mateo. later this morning jim barnett will join us in the studio to talk about the conference finals.
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my older daughter was saying we need a warriors flag on our car so i guess we will join this. more questions about the timing of the firing of fbi director james comey. >> i am incredulous thinking about the ongoing fbi investigation into the russian interference in our presidential election. >> coming up, more reactions from president trump, lawmakers and every day senators. rebates for red light tickets, one bay area city gives the violators their money back. we see a traffic commute in the bay area that looks pretty good on i 80 westbound. you may be incredulous on how cool it is for me, unseasonably cool.
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welcome back. the novato council says they will not spend more money on that smart train ending up in a tie to spend the one point $3 million to finish the project -- $1.3 million project. supporters of the plan say the city has already invested millions of dollars and that it would be a waste of time and money to end up with just part of the train station. the sonoma marin area rail transit authority has paid for two stations in novato and said they would schedule gasia third station if the city would pay for it. the city of fremont is offering red light violators rebate and said that it inadvertently reduce the length of the yellow lights at two major intersections.
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we spoke with the city officials that said over 500 drivers are now eligible for the refund. >> reporter: the city of fremont is known for the red light traffic cameras installed at every major commuter route. the price for running the red light is not cheap. >> i did not realize my picture was taken but a month later we got a letter with the picture. i was shocked, $385. >> reporter: the ticket is now $490. sunny lives near the corridor seeing people running this light all the time. >> they don't realize there is a terminal here. >> reporter: the city of fremont is recognizing that some of the issue tickets may have been unfair. >> it is a challenging issue without a perfect solution. >> reporter: the director of public works that from february to october the yellow time at the intersections were shortened from 4.7 seconds and now four seconds to help
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improve the traffic signal for the flow along the corridor, catching many drivers off guard causing a spike in tickets. >> we thought that in the interest of fairness that rebating the monies to the people that got tickets for those first couple of months was the fair thing to do. >> reporter: the city is offering the $147 repay and legally the minimum yellow time is 3.9 seconds. >> we apologize that we made the adjustment but there's no recourse we have to dismiss a ticket that was valid and legally issued. >> reporter: some drivers question the actions of the city and why the change occurred without warning. >> i think it is ridiculous. you cannot change something like that without telling everybody. >> i am nervous right now to go through any intersection with the red light camera and i try my best to avoid it. >> we asked why they could not
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rebate the entire ticket and they say 70% go to the state and county programs which is out of the control of the city. ktvu fox 2 news. >> that was an interesting story. let's check in on the traffic.>> we look okay. slow traffic already with the commute in the altamont pass and in tracy started pretty early, 205 already stop-and-go traffic to the 580 interchange as you continue to the altamont pass. already stop-and-go traffic. when we went on the air at 4:00 we took at this commute and there was no slow traffic, so it does not take long to get that way. it looks good from livermore to dublin and beyond. 280 in san jose not a back commute up to highway 17. interstate 880 at oakland looks good and nothing major at the
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bay bridge toll plaza. at some point after the month of may, when june arrives we could see some light days as the schools go on the summer breaks. it is getting closer. 4:47 am. let me vent about the stoplights. i have a beef that they are on a timer instead of recognizing there is no car coming down that one road at 3:30 am. i can hear some laughing. >> the new technology, the newer ones can be on timers and they switch at night to the "whoever is there" mode. >> i like that mode because that is usually you and me. we have a fog bank out there giving us a cool pattern, some hated and some love it. 50s and 60s. it looks like a pattern here,
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not seeing much change for warming up. not a lot of rain here but there is on the north coast and more up in the sierra over the next 5 to 7 days. these low clouds bringing in drizzle and the best opportunity for precipitation is north of santa rosa, not a lot. the delta breeze was flying yesterday but okay today with wind gusting up to 25 in vacaville and fairfield. 50s on the temperatures in a few 40s, livermore at 52, santa rosa 50. a cold day yesterday for much of sonoma county. 51 for santa clara and saratoga which is cooler than boulder creek, and you don't see that often. santa cruz at 54, gilroy at 53. 32 in truckee, 51 and ukiah, cool and a little bit of rain. i've seen a couple of inches of rain forecasted or eureka and
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northward over the next 5 to 7 days. unseasonably strong system that is moving in replacing this one low down in southern california and arizona. that is the kicker and it bums it along and picks up whatever is ahead of it. this is a cold and chilly pattern for this time of the year with a cooler powdered into the weekend, cloudy to mostly cloudy with partly sunny for some. the drizzle is possible, breezy. 50s and 60s. we had a full moon yesterday but still possible for some people to see. i think we have a lot of cloud cover, the cool and breezy pattern taking us into next wednesday. there it is, a shot of the moon. >> the natural light shining in the window when you're sleeping
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from the moon is very nice, nicer than a streetlight. >> the comments on facebook, some saying there dogs are going nuts right now. >> are director said they will stay open for one run all next year through ski season. >> they will get snow up there monday and tuesday with the snow level decreasing rapidly. in the 30s right now and i think you could see the snow level at 5000 by tuesday with this cold system moving in. they can get another 6 to 12 inches of snow.>> i know he is excited. it is 4:50 am. despite the recent viral videos of the fights on the planes there is a new survey that say that air travelers are more satisfied about the service on the planes, jd powell said the airlines scored a 956
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point on a scale of 1000 point and the highest total since 2006. they cited lower airfares and better on-time performance, a decline in lost luggage for the increase in satisfaction. overall southwest airlines rated the highest for the discount and traditional airlines when it comes to passenger satisfaction. jetblue coming in second, alaska airlines, delta and america and following. the palo alto company accepting a $1000 deposit a plan and start installations next month and tesla showing off the solar roof tiles which cost about $30,000 for the average size house. take a look at that and most say you only need 40% of the roof covered.
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tesla says there are two styles available and two additional available and six months. that gives you a different look for the house, and there's one that's a tuscan style, and they say there is a lifetime warranty for as long as the house is there. they are trying to make this a comparable to other roof tiles. when you factor in the energy savings with the solar tiles. they do look very pretty as opposed to those raised panels that some people have. it is 4:52 am. where is the best place to raise kids in california, we will tell you the bay area cities that made the top 10 places to settle down with your family.
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pg&e learned a tragic lesson we can never forget. this gas pipeline ruptured in san bruno. the explosion and fire killed eight people. pg&e was convicted of six felony charges including five violations of the u.s. pipeline safety act and obstructing an ntsb investigation. pg&e was fined, placed under an outside monitor, given five years of probation, and required to perform 10,000 hours of community service. we are deeply sorry. we failed our customers in san bruno. while an apology alone will never be enough, actions can make pg&e safer. and that's why we've replaced hundreds of miles of gas pipeline, adopted new leak detection technology that is one-thousand times more sensitive, and built a state-of-the-art gas operations center. we can never forget what happened in san bruno.
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that's why we're working every day to make pg&e the safest energy company in the nation.
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welcome back to mornings on 2. members of the international olympic committee will be continuing their tours today, during the various la sites like the rose bowl in pasadena, dodger stadium. they are in that three-day visit, looking at sites in long beach, santa monica and other close locations that could host
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specific olympic events. the ioc will choose between los angeles and paris during the meeting in september. the giants beat the mets, 6- 5 snapping that losing streak. the giants look like they would lose and that erupted in the ninth inning, scoring four runs in the highlight was a three run double by the rookie third baseman. this was the first win trailing in the ninth inning and almost 2 years. the giants back home tonight hosting the cincinnati reds. the oakland a's be the la angels, 3-1 and the shortstop gets off with the scoring for the a's and a home run after it bounced off the top of the wall and out of the coliseum. after allowing the run in the first, that was all they needed and the a's when the series with the angels -- when back
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the series with the angels before starting the series with the texas rangers over the weekend. a new study showing the best place to raise a family in california and three of the top five best places, roseville which is a suburb of sacramento. second is fremont, called one of the safest cities in the country and third is torrents outside -- torrance, then livermore and pleasanton. the san francisco police released a video showing a knife attack that happened in the subway sandwich shop that ended with an officer-involved shooting. the police chief will tell you what this is on the tape saying the shooting was justified. president trump defending his decision to fire fbi director james comey and the search for the replacement. we will have more in a moment.
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several suspicious fires in contra costa county and two more fires set on fire this morning. the firing up fbi director
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james comey by president donald trump calling for action from the groups in san francisco and new york. mornings on 2 continues. this is ktvu mornings on 2. thank you for joining us here on mornings on 2 on this thursday, may 11, i am pam cook. >> i am dave clark. we needed more blankets this morning, and steve paulson is right over here.>> it is pretty cool for me. after tuesday temperatures we came tumbling down with some locations dropping 25 degrees. the high in santa rosa yesterday was 57. i saw some projections for 55 and a projection for 62, and i went with 62 in should've gone with the 55. fairfield looking for 66 today, way below average. 50s on the temperatures, 57

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